Still have an appetite for some more talk about Apple’s WWDC keynote? Ha, just kidding, of course you do! It’s like Jell-O: There’s always room for more.
We at TechCrunch couldn’t get enough either, so I rounded up a couple of my colleagues in the TechCrunch TV studio to shoot the breeze about all the latest things Apple. → Read More
Today’s keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference highlighted a number of new features that the company has added to its mobile operating system. And while a number of updates will make life easier for users, there are also some new features that will compete directly with developers who build for the iOS platform.
It’s always a tricky thing for developers, who seek to provide… → Read More
Apple just announced a new iOS app on-stage at WWDC called Passbook that aims to store all of your “passes” — a category that includes boarding passes, store cards, and movie tickets.
The idea is to create one app that replaces a lot of the clutter in your wallet (or, if you’re an early-adopter, unifies an experience that was spread across multiple mobile apps). So you can open up Passbook… → Read More
Good news for those of you who actually use your iPhone to, oh, let’s say, make phone calls, perhaps? Apple just announced that the iPhone’s phone app is getting a major update with the new version of iOS 6, which will actually make the iPhone more useful as a telephone. Imagine that!
The phone app will receive new features including reminders, do not disturb settings, call screening and more. → Read More
Just moments after Apple officially pulled back the curtains on iOS 6, Apple’s Scott Forstall announced a slew of compelling new updates to Siri, their mobile intelligent assistant.
First up, Siri is much smarter than she used to be — she can now easily cull information from multiple new sources to provide (among other things) detailed sports, restaurant, and movie information.
That’s all… → Read More
Getting Retina-ready isn’t the only big change coming to Apple’s web browser Safari today, it’s also getting a revamp which introduces a number of new features. Included in the list are faster search suggestions, a new unified smart search field, iCloud syncing (this one we knew about already), a new feature called TabView which uses gestures to navigate through tabs, and what’s being touted as… → Read More
Phil Schiller took to the WWDC stage today to announce Apple’s new hardware. After breezing through updates to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, he wowed the crowd with, as the it said on the screen, the next generation of the MacBook Pro.
Schiller proudly proclaimed that this is the most beautiful computer they have ever made. It’s thinner than my finger he said. It’s about as thin as the Air… → Read More
There appears to be a glowing orb above San Francisco, and the skies are clear and blue. The tech gods must be happy today.
Developers and press are gathered – with some having waited all night long – to see and hear what new software-based developments Apple has in store at the annual WWDC. We already know about a few things: iOS 6, Mountain Lion and Facebook integration. We might even see a… → Read More